HEALTH CARE QUALITY

CPH5HCQ

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will acquire practical knowledge of current approaches to the management of safety and quality in health care, and the available evidence of their effectiveness. The major theoretical developments of the twentieth century are reviewed, with a focus on their contribution to current methods and tools for quality improvement and quality assurance. Dilemmas in the conceptualisation and measurement of quality are explored, along with the relationship between quality management and clinical outcomes. This subject is taught in Mandarin and English for China Health Program students.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. To master theoretical knowledge in relation to the models of practice that support risk management, root cause analyses, complaints handling, accreditation and clinical review
02. To critically reflect and review theories and language for analysing and strategising quality, safety and organisational performance
03. To reflect critically on the dynamics of institutional change
04. To have mastery of the theoretical knowledge in relation to health care quality to enable the student to be aware of the potential future contribution she or he might make towards promoting quality, safety and organisational performance

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Start date between: and    Key dates

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,500-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One group presentation (10 minutes per member)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdamm Ferrier

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 d block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,500-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2,000-word essayN/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One group presentation (10 minutes per member)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4